Mount Timbak (2717m) also known as Mount Singakalsa in Atok, Benguet is doubtless one of the most important mountains in the Cordilleras, being the highest of the mountains along Halsema Highway and the range that it straddles. It is the third highest mountain in Luzon, next only to Pulag and Tabayoc.
Mount Timbak or Mt Singakalsa News
Major jump-off: KM. 55 in Atok, Benguet
Elevation: 2,717+ MASL (3rd highest mountain in Luzon; 9th highest peak in the Philippines.)
Specs: Minor Climb
Features: Fire Mummies | Village Life | Vegetable Fields | Magnificent views of major Cordillera peaks.
If you are visiting Baguio and want to make a ?travel record?, scaling the third highest peak of Luzon sounds awesome, right?
I have a theory. The reason that this tickle in my throat refuses to go away is because I haven't seen some mountain action since… March, was it? I'm craving going on a hike and breathing pure, unadulterated mountain air, never mind that it gets freezing at some points, and mixed with rain and followed by the heat of the sun. Come to think of it, the last proper hike I did was in February this year, up Mt. TImbac via Atok in Benguet.
All three highest points in Luzon are found in the province (my province) of Benguet. Of course there is Mt. Pulag in Kabayan, and its close neighbor Mt. Tab ...
A Hike to Mt. Timbak(2717 MASL) and Mt. Tabayoc(2842 MASL) located in the province of Benguet the 3rd and 2nd highest Mountain in Luzon.
Not too much footage so expect the video to suck . . but it was a nice trek . .
Over the past five years, I've developed a deep love for mountains. No matter the season or the location, there's something about when we talk about mountains. I regularly published a story together with my friends, where we shared same passion for mountains and how we got started. It was not an easy start at all. But when we looked back to our photos and see something like this, it's incredibly inspiring!. So let me share our journey to the country's ten highest mountains.
1. Mt. Apo (Davao ??" North Cotabato) ??" (Sibungan Trail) considered as the highest mountain in the Philippines. Henc ...
The Philippines annually observe a week-long Catholic event that remembers the passion and death of Christ, the Lenten Season.
Being predominantly Catholic, Filipinos still practice fasting, Visita Iglesia (visiting 7 different churches), Stations of the Cross and the Pabasa to remember the sacrifices done by Jesus for our salvation.
However, since the Holy Week happens to be one of the longest non-working holiday, people tend to maximize the days. Filipinos try squeeze in some holidaying at nearby hotels, at the beach and other places in between.
Fortunately, there are stunningly bea ...